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Alum Climbs the Ladder in Law Enforcement He’s held down a spread of job titles in a long career

A few unexpected visitors stopped by to give Captain Stephen Garrison ’15 a stack of “copcakes.”

A few unexpected visitors stopped by to give Captain Stephen Garrison ’15 a stack of “copcakes.”

Captain Stephen Garrison ’15 has law enforcement experience stretching as far back as 1988. His job titles run the gamut from computer forensics instructor to Walt Disney World liaison for criminal investigations.

His graduation from National Louis University with a B.S. in Management paved the way for his most recent advancements with the Orange County, Florida Sheriff’s Office.

“Completing my degree was very important in order for me to be eligible for promotion to Captain,” he said.

Within a year of achieving the Captain rank, he received another advancement—to High Risk Incident Commander, a title which comes with serious responsibilities. He is the individual tasked with mobilizing emergency response during the type of crisis that might require a SWAT team, negotiators or bomb disposal.

Congratulations, Captain Garrison.

 

Learn more about a B.S. in Management from National Louis University.